Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — With legal marijuana sales underway in Alaska, growers will soon be submitting their first tax payments to the state.

The Colorado measure will permit private businesses to allow marijuana use by adults in designated areas with certain exceptions.

In what could be the start of a string of post-2016-election ripple effects, a pair of cannabis legalization bills have been introduced in the Texas Legislature – one to allow medical marijuana and another to legalize adult use.